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Farm Aid 2002 heads to western Pa.

Thursday, July 25, 2002

Benefit concert will mark its 15th year at Post-Gazette Pavilion outside of Pittsburgh.

Farm expenses rose to highest level in 2001

Thursday, July 25, 2002

USDA’s 2001 farm expenses report represents the highest level of farm expenditures on record.

Homeland security bill hot on Hill

Thursday, July 25, 2002

The congressional wheels are working overtime in hopes of getting a Homeland Security Department bill to President Bush for his signature before the long August recess.

Nematodes picking on weak soybeans

Thursday, July 25, 2002

Some Ohio soybean fields, already suffering from little or no rain, also are being attacked by soybean cyst nematode. The combination of the two stresses could impact yields.

Net farm income outlook not good

Thursday, July 25, 2002

Lower livestock, crop prices to blame for weak forecast; recovery seen in 2003 with ‘safety net.’

New York dairy farmers plan to keep farming, expand operations in future

Thursday, July 25, 2002

The majority of dairy farm operators in all areas of New York state plan to maintain or expand their dairy herds, and are prepared to keep their land in farming through the next generation.

Nutrition from birth to first lambing influences productivity of the ewe

Thursday, July 25, 2002

Development of replacement ewe lambs over the summer prior to breeding has an impact on the overall productivity of the flock.

Ohio State program comes in on tail end of sheep docking, health issue

Thursday, July 25, 2002

Producers, livestock exhibitors and youth will be introduced to optional methods of tail docking sheep during the Ohio State Fair in August.

Pioneers of Agriculture: Columbiana County Agricultural Hall of Fame

Thursday, July 25, 2002

The Columbiana County Historical Association and the Columbiana County Agricultural Society selected five individuals to induct into the Columbiana County Agricultural Hall of Fame.

Rare Michelangelo drawing unearthed

Thursday, July 25, 2002

The Smithsonian’s Cooper-Hewitt National Design Museum in New York City has unearthed an unsigned drawing by Italian renaissance sculptor Michelangelo.

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